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Monroe County voters asked to approve levy to fund extension

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Voters in Monroe County, Ohio, must decide just how valuable OSU Extension, the county’s SWCD and senior citizens’ services are.

Reader says vote no on Ohio’s Issue 1

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Nationalizing land rights is socialism purchased with taxes, says one reader about Ohio’s statewide Issue 1.

Antiques Shows and Sales – Week of Nov. 2, 2000

Thursday, November 2, 2000

Check out this listing of antiques shows and sales advertised in Farm and Dairy.

StarLink corn overshadowing talk of corn and bean yields this fall

Thursday, October 26, 2000

The focus of this fall’s conversations has been more about biotech corn than bushels per acre.

Livestock get a new lease on life

Thursday, October 26, 2000

Pa. farm helped rescue chickens trapped in Buckeye Egg facility after September tornado.

Region’s county fair sales total $4 million

Thursday, October 26, 2000

Farm and Dairy witnessed and recorded more than $4 million being raised in support of 4-H and FFA youth at 28 county fairs this summer in the tri-state region.

Keeping good time means regular oil changes, for your clock and your car

Thursday, October 26, 2000

Taking care of your timepiece investment takes time.

Oil canvas yields top bid at Ewolfs auction

Thursday, October 26, 2000

The top lot of recent ewolfs sale was an Arthur Quartley oil on canvas, which sold for $16,560.

Great Lakes: EPA’s window on the world

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

Environmental quality has improved, but it still has some ways to go to meet the EPA standards that have been set.

Medina County’s farm preservation levy is defeated

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

The campaign for a purchase of development rights (PDR) program was defeated on Super Tuesday in Medina County.

DeWine defends Darby stance

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

DeWine is not backing down from his support of the controversial central Ohio Little Darby National Wildlife Refuge proposal, saying the region could become a “national jewel.”

Conservancy adapts its approach toward saving the countryside

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

Novel community-based conservation approach takes the long view toward “changing tomorrow’s history.”

Great Lakes 2000: Symposium seeks to find single voice

Wednesday, October 25, 2000

More than 400 people interested in Great Lakes issues on the national, regional, state and local levels gathered recently in Toledo.

EPA creates final TMDL rule, but opponents win 14-month delay

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

President signs bill barring TMDL implementation two days after EPA publishes final rule.

Ag district protection against nuisance law suits may be in jeopardy

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Ohio’s agricultural community is watching the developments of a case in Darke County Common Pleas Court that could affect the way farmers do business.

Farmers facing more suburban pressures

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

Nineteen Ohio counties, most of which are near Ohio’s major cities or in the Appalachian region, grew an estimated 10 percent or more between 1990 and 1998.

FERC attaches strings to pipeline approval

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has found that neither Independence Pipeline Company nor ANR Pipeline Company has adequately proven there is market demand for the gas to be shipped along the proposed Independence Pipeline.

Ag groups tend to back preservation

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

While questions remain about the seven-bill farmland preservation package to be introduced by state Reps. Gene Krebs and Sean Logan, Ohio agriculture organizations are generally supportive.

Hollister signs Ohio farmland protection bill to allow PDRs

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

New Ohio law creates the ability for local or state agencies to acquire agricultural easements for the purpose of protecting productive farmland from conversion to nonagricultural use.

FERC gets earful from pipeline opponents

Tuesday, October 24, 2000

A series of public meetings across Ohio and Pennsylvania coordinated by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission aired comments regarding the proposed Independence Pipeline.

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